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to our economy, so please do not put this burden on us. chair avalos: thank you. next speaker, please. >> my name is -- then he. " i work for -- i just wanted to touch on some things about drinking -- thank you. if you go to a restaurant, the average patron will have two drinks or so with their meal. i do not think they are not born to pay the extra nickel or dime for a drink at a restaurant. -- not going to pay the extra nickel or dime for a drink and restaurant. i do not think they are going to miss the sixth the one at a bar if they have won, but if they have one, that is when the problem arises -- if they have one. i don't think extra 10 cents is going to keep them from drinking. it really does have an impact that brings positivity to the community. not to have that extra drink. thanks. chair avalos: thank you. next speaker, please. >> hi, my name is craig, and i have a business with my wife, and a way to keep my comments directed towards the budget and finance committee and not about prohibition. one, i work between 60 and 70 hours per week. this summer, it got to the point where
of the french quick fast-food chain became halal-only restaurants. >> personally, i only eat halal. i used to order only fish when i came here. now i can eat meat. >> considering how many muslims live here is a good thing they serve halal meat. >> it is revolutionary to see a non-muslim chain offering halal. that is what is special. non-muslims have realized this is a gap in the market. it is great for us. >> some french people are unsettled by this development. for example, one has written a letter of protest to his municipal government, citing the french law insuring separation of religion and state. >> we have been upholding the separation for centuries in the public arena. we are citizens of french -- citizens of france and you know where our religious affiliations on our sleeve. this principle is at risk and many citizens are worried by these developments. >> even this nearby japanese restaurant has gone halal. stores and restaurants are no longer a niche market. you used to have to head to the back streets of immigrant neighborhoods. those days are long gone. halal is mainstream whet
to overcome than others. so, this might be the case in the us where the pet food scandals, the melamine scandals certainly generated very, very high attention in the press and in the media. >>reporter: the reality of the "made in china" curse isn't lost on aigo, a popular maker of usb memory sticks, mp6 players and digital cameras. as an olympics and formula one sponsor, aigo enjoys a high profile in mainland china. but its chairman accepts that to be credible, globally, the bar for chinese companies is high, and so, until aigo has a strong overseas service network, he's holding-off on expanding abroad. >>feng: many, many companies want to sell products fast, but no service! it's a disaster for brands. because only if you have good service, you can give satisfaction to the consumer. so we need a partner. >>reporter: chinese exporters like white goods maker haier and beer maker tsingtao are strongly focused on service and brand awareness. that's why they're on the short list at foreigners might recognise. other players have raised their profiles by making big ticket acquisitions - like l
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